Tag Archives: Portes du Soleil

MountainScapes in Black and White

Skiers are privileged people – I keep reminding myself of that. We get to snow covered high places in the depths of winter that are unreachable to ordinary people, and often not easy to reach in summer either, as many … Continue reading

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The Architecture of Avoriaz

Today’s post is all about the architecture of Avoriaz, a purpose-built ski resort in the heart of the Portes du Soleil ski area. It sits high above Morzine on a shelving plateau just set back above a steep cliff. Some … Continue reading

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An alien concept

Got back to the UK last night after a few days skiing with my son in the Portes du Soleil ski area of the French Alps. A brief post today while I gather my wits and sort myself out. Two … Continue reading

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